On Friday, March 8th, the first presenters for the orchestration class that I’m teaching at Westminster Choir College, flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi, will be reading student projects at 10:20 in Talbott classroom 2 and giving a lecture/recital on a program of 20th/21st century American music in Talbott classroom 4/5 at 1:00 PM (works below). If you areContinue reading “Friday: Righteous Girls visit WCC”
My Psalm 100 setting is being premiered on Saturday, March 9 by Manhattan Choral Ensemble on a program of “New York Psalms.” To learn more about the interesting program that MCE has prepared, I asked one of its members, Sacha Evans, to supply a guest post for File Under ?. A Century of New York PsalmsContinue reading “3/9: Manhattan Choral Ensemble Premieres Psalm 100”
Thanks to Peter Jarvis for programming my drum set piece Monday on the New Music Series at WPUNJ. One of my former students asked yesterday whether I’m getting played more or whether he just was noticing more performances of my work. Thanks to Pete and others (Gina Izzo, Erika Dohi, John McMurtery, Ashlee Mack, JayContinue reading ““Are you getting played more often?””
On Monday March 4th at 7 PM, percussionist Peter Jarvis performs Fuller Brush Music, my solo drum set piece, as part of a new music concert at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey.
This weekend C4 Choral Ensemble premieres “My Kiss is a Journey…” my setting of a poem by Stephen John Kalinich.
Already this month, my music has been heard in Macomb, Illinois and Los Angeles. The next three weeks include five performances in New York. A busy time! I’m most grateful to the performers and presenters for bringing these works to life. February 24 – For Milton, League of Composers/ISCM Chamber Players; Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, 3 PMContinue reading “Upcoming Performances”
Just completed: “The Ballet of the Soul,” an SATB setting of a poem by Stephen John Kalinich. Commissioned by Haddonfield Memorial High School for their Madrigal Singers, directed by Daniel Grayberg. Score published by File Under Music (ASCAP).
Chamber Music Three Fantasies – Cello and Guitar (2012), 9″. Will be premiered in Los Angeles in February 2013. Vocal/Choral Psalm 100 – Jubilate Deo – SATB choir (2013), 4″. Will be premiered by Manhattan Choral Ensemble in March 2013. O Oriens …. SSATB choir (2012), 3″. Premiered at Grace Church in Newark, 23 December 2013.